Obituary Listings

Robert Earl Johnston

December 29, 1928 September 12, 2019
Robert Earl Johnston
There are condolences waiting approval on Robert's Tribute wall
Obituary for Robert Earl Johnston

Robert Earl Johnston, age 90, of Toledo’s Point Place Community, passed away at Vibrant Life Senior Living in Temperance, MI on Thursday, September 12, 2019. He was born December 29, 1928 to Eric and Thelma Johnston. Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. He was employed by Admiral Merchants Motor Freight as a truck driver for 25 years. Upon retirement in 1982, Bob worked in maintenance at Lake Township Park. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Bob was a past commodore of both the Associated Yacht Clubs and Ottawa River Yacht Club as well as a "Blue Gavel Member" and member of the Great Lakes Past Commodore Association. He also belonged to the Freemasons, Shriners, and American Legion and was awarded the "Ole Man of the River" designation. Bob enjoyed spending his summers in Northern Michigan with his wife of 55 years, Roma "Dolly" Johnston.
Bob is survived by his daughter, Cindy (Thomas) Wolfe; son, Robert (Darla) Johnston Jr.; grandchildren, Kim (Brad) Corcoran, Thomas (Ronni) Wolfe II, Trevor (April) Wolfe, and Kaylyn (Nicolas) Betancourt; 6 great grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Roma (Coakley) in 2007; great-great grandson, Brady Gaghen; and 4 siblings.
Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019 at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St. Toledo, OH 43611 where the Ottawa River Yacht Club will conduct a service at 7 p.m. The funeral service for Bob will begin at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at the funeral home followed by interment at Toledo Memorial Park.
Memorial donations may be given to Shriners Hospitals for Children.


To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Robert Earl Johnston, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

16

Sep

2:00 PM 9/16/2019 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/16/2019 8:00:00 PM
David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo

5300 N Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43611

David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo
5300 N Summit Street Toledo 43611 OH
United States

Service

Monday

16

Sep

7:00 PM 9/16/2019 7:00:00 PM
David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo

5300 N Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43611

Conducted by members of the Ottawa River Yacht Club

David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo
5300 N Summit Street Toledo 43611 OH
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

17

Sep

11:00 AM 9/17/2019 11:00:00 AM
David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo

5300 N Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43611

Pastor Martin Daly presiding

David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo
5300 N Summit Street Toledo 43611 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Toledo Memorial Park Final Resting Place

6382 Monroe St.
Sylvania, OH 43560

6382 Monroe St. Sylvania 43560 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Shiners Hospital for Children

2900 N. Rocky Point Dr
Tampa, FL 33607
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Robert Earl Johnston

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Robert

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.
Loading...